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sjsanmarco

@Andrea E. Maybe I missed something here. What the hell does having a great rug have to do with living through a remodel? It is supposed to be about what steps do you take to prep and live through a messes ordeal. Not setup another redecorating project in another room. But hey, thanks for the advertising push (sarcasm).

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lyricallyrebird

Very useful, practical advice, thank you. I liked the recommendations for packing essentials in recognisable boxes, creating a peaceful corner in the bedroom for that essential first cuppa of the day (who knows what the rest of the day will entail), keeping children safe and pets calm, and taking precautions for security. Clearly written and much appreciated.

   
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Barbara Simoes

I'm getting ready to have a sunroom added between the house and garage, so I've been spending a lot of time transplanting plants that I want to keep; otherwise they'd be under the slab! Also, I need to move a lot of furniture and secure items on shelves that might be shaken off from vibration, etc. I had a propane tank removed while construction happens. They will hook me back up afterward. It is also good to know of any underground water, electric, etc. I wouldn't want my contractor to be electrocuted! I will also be saving a bay of the garage for storage of incoming windows, doors, etc, so maybe clearing out that kind of space would be a good suggestion for people to think about. He can run his saw, etc. even if we have bad weather.

   

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